Henry Columbus Burrus

(17/12/1855 - 04/04/1941)

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Born: 17/12/1855 at Rockford, NC Certified Father: Lee Hammond Burrus (00/00/1815 - 00/00/1899)
Died: 04/04/1941 of Old Age Certified Mother: Rachel Whitaker
Children: Reuben Burrus (s. Uncle Lum)
Elma Burrus (d. of Uncle Lum) (05/12/1886 - 24/08/1945)
(Lum) Samuel Brainard Burrus (08/01/1894 - 13/09/1970)
Roy Grady Burrus (27/06/1896 - 20/11/1956)
(Lum) Henry Clay Burrus (14/12/1898 - 22/05/1899)
(Lum)Flora Eliza Burrus (Kennedy) (16/02/1902 - 23/09/1991)
Siblings: Nancy Jane Burrus (29/06/1843 - 19/05/1909)
George Martin Burrus (30/06/1844 - 09/09/1926)
John Garner Burrus (06/08/1845 - 20/03/1926)
William Thomas Burrus (03/09/1846 - 14/12/1934)
Louise Adeline Burrus (22/05/1848 - 15/01/1898)
Lee Hammond Burrus Jr. (13/02/1850 - 26/05/1943)
Charles Miley Burrus (09/03/1851 - 16/01/1923)
James Monroe Burrus (Born 00/00/1852)
Martha Elizabeth (Betty) (Burrus) Bland (21/12/1852 - 08/07/1923)
Francis Marion Burrus (10/04/1857 - 25/05/1858)
(Jack) Andrew Jackson Burrus Reverend (25/06/1860 - 05/03/1937)
Robert Newton Burrus (05/01/1862 - 03/09/1924)



Married 3 times: {1st, Molly McBrayer (children: Reuben Burrus "died in infancy", Elma (m. Yates Harris); 2nd. Blanche Young (children: Samuel Brainard Burrus (m. A. Maude Lovelace); Roy Grady Burus (m. Lillie Vernon); Henry Clay Burrus (wife, if any, unknown); 3rd. wife, Mary Bean (Bostic) Burrus (children: Flora Eliza Burrus (m. Claude Kennedy).} Uncle Lum's occupation: Farmer: Owner Cotton Gin. He was in the tobacco business with his brother-in-law, Frank Bland, Sr. Lived out his life in Mooresboro, NC. He followed his sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Bland from Rockford to Mooresboro. He was mayor or Mooresboro, Southern Railway agent, and made and sold plug and pipe tobacco via buggy from house to house. He never owned a car. He lost an eye when his horse bolted upon seeing a car, which threw him from his buggy. (Picture 1: Uncle Lum, 2nd wife, Blanch Young, L. to R., Samuel & Roy Grady (Dick), standing behind, Elma, his daughter by his first wife, Molly McBrayer.)

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Uncle Lum, hatless 3 brothers_

Uncle Lum Jack, Henry C

Uncle Lum, with 3 brothers 1_r

Uncle Lums 2 bros John, George

Uncle Lum Jack, Henry C

Uncle Lum 2 brothers John, Geo

Uncle Lum
Uncle Lum & Brothers & Sisters
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